Monthly Archives: November 2011

Student whose father begged doctors to keep his daughter in hospital jumped to her death hours after they let her go They knew better, they obviously thought. They should at least have given her medication for a depressive illness A … Continue reading

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Death risk up ten per cent if you are taken to hospital at weekends for emergency treatment Patients admitted to hospital for emergency treatment at weekends are almost ten per cent more likely to die than those admitted on weekdays. … Continue reading

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Bring your own private nurse if you’re in an NHS hospital Private nurses are being hired to feed and wash elderly patients in NHS hospitals. The patients, or their relatives, are spending up to £200 a day to ensure they … Continue reading

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Government to lift ban on HIV doctors They’re desperate to get ANYONE to work in their chaotic health service Doctors, dentists and health workers with HIV could soon be allowed to practise again under Government plans. The Department of Health … Continue reading

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NHS refuses to help a deformed baby on the grounds that his disability is “mainly cosmetic” He plays a bad-tempered, curmudgeonly GP with an appalling bedside manner. However, in the case of Martin Clunes, it would seem that life does … Continue reading

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Man with severe symptoms went to hospital but ended up being seen by a nurse only. Dies of brain infection six days later I can’t help comparing this guy’s experience with mine recently. I had an apparent bacterial infection with … Continue reading

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Doctors are told not to prescribe vital drugs because they are ‘too expensive’ Doctors are being ordered not to give patients vital drugs that are available on the NHS because managers deem them too expensive. More than a quarter of … Continue reading

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